The wait is over and the launch was a success! (phew) The newly launched Gold Label on Ada’s Attic Vintage on the 25/09/15 went swimmingly with only a minor hiccup! Not properly tagging the items show they didn’t show up in the Gold Label collection was not my finest hour!
I don’t want to just say “yey its launched its the best blah blah blah”, lets face it we get told everything is the best all day long and I close my ears and don’t listen. I wanted to tell you WHY.
Someone asked me the other day, “Why do you sell Vintage clothes? Why do you wear vintage clothes when you can just buy of the high street? Why do decorate & fill your house with vintage furniture, bedding & Nik Naks? And why do you call it vintage when it isn’t it just second hand?
For a minute or two I was silent, Why I thought Why? And then it dawned on me, I wear vintage clothes because I love the quality, uniqueness and history of each piece. I feel excited to wear a dress, jacket, top (you name it) that has had a history, had a life and is still looking in great. I love fashion, always have and always will and I’m intrigued how technology has changed not just the way we dress but how we see fashion now and how its made. I love how decades can be defined by styles and how they relate to what people were thinking, feeling, wanting to express and share with the world. Why they choose to show their beliefs through how they dressed. How even though I wasn’t there I can feel like I was though the clothing, furniture, nic-naks etc. How vintage clothing is a part of OUR history, Our parents, grandparents, great grandparents lives and how it has shaped our lives. That’s Why. Continue reading